The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) offers choices and flexibility in obtaining the skills and knowledge you need to be more successful. We provide easy access to take a class when the timing is right for you—at your pace, on your schedule. Gain knowledge and practical skills to keep you moving forward.
WBDC On-Demand Topics
We are revamping this portion of our on-demand library, so some links may not work. Check back soon!
Catch a replay of a recent program you may have missed. All topics are 60 minutes or less.
So You Want to Start a Business? – Explore what it takes to become an entrepreneur, and define your business idea.
So You Want to Buy a Business? – Evaluate different pathways to becoming a business owner, including purchasing someone else’s business, or becoming a franchisee.
Licensing & Registration in Connecticut – Learn how to register your business in Connecticut, and find out if you require a license to operate.
Credit Score 101 – Explore the meaning of a credit score, and walk away with strategies to improve yours.
From Credit to Capital: How Personal Finances Drive Business Success – Understand how your personal finances matter as you start or grow your business.
Money Tips to Help Women Thrive – Dive into a discussion around the “M” word, and refine your financial skills around budgeting, saving, and spending.
Business Strategy Refinement – Gain insights into the motivations and aspirations that influence your business strategy, and how you drive your business forward.
Online Learning Courses
Explore our complete online catalog to find the program that’s right for you! Courses are typically 24-48 hours, and are designed to be 6 weeks.
- Accounting Fundamentals
- Business Analysis
- Effective Business Writing
- Microsoft Excel
- Blogging and Podcasting
- Creating Web Pages
- Designing Effective Websites
- Introduction to Google Analytics
- Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business
- Keys to Successful Money Management
- Where Does All My Money Go?
- Starting and Growing a Non-Profit
- Grant Writing
What clients are saying about Online Learning Courses…
“Thank you, this course was well structured and very helpful!” – Eric V.
“I think this is a great course. I feel that I did learn the basics without having to attend a live class. The hands-on assignments are a great strength of the course. I am happy to recommend the class.” – Marcela M.
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